Scientific Instruments in Research and Discovery

InstrumentChoice Scientific laboratory instrumentation is, in general, a tool or machine explicitly used for scientific purposes, the collection of data and the analysis of that data. A scientific laboratory instrument consists of various scientific apparatus types, such as glassware, racks, pipettes, tubes, and centrifuges. Scientific laboratory instrumentation is a combination of different specialized scientific equipment and scientific technique. This equipment is usually very complicated and very expensive, and often requires the services of qualified technicians to maintain it correctly and perform effective and reliable experiments. The most common types of specialized scientific laboratory Hanna instruments are chemical analyzers, spectrophotometers, turbidity and pH probes, analyzers, and micro-centrifuges.


Among the various analytical instruments, the most commonly used ones are chemical analyzers, spectrophotometers, turbidity and pH probes, and microbiology probes. The design and function of these scientific instruments are almost always based on solid principles. In particular, there are a few essential parameters or factors crucial in the proper functioning of all types of InstrumentChoice analytical instruments. For example, temperature and pressure are critical determining factors for a scientific instrument’s performance and in all kinds of experiments.


hanna instrumentsMeanwhile, scientific instrument makers make use of state-of-the-art technologies and highly developed skills in the design and manufacture of the different scientific Hanna instruments. They also regularly update the knowledge and skills of their technicians to ensure the efficiency of the instruments. Some of the more popular manufacturers of specialized scientific instruments are Via, GE Bio Instruments, Kinetico, spectra stream, button, EMF sterile, ThermoFlucto, Envirolet, Eureka, Applied Chromatography, science Analyzer, and Avanti Analysis Products.


Another type of specialized scientific instruments is the microscope. Microscopes can be used to examine very small objects and their environments. It is a tube with housing where the specimen sits and the eyepiece where the image is viewed. The most commonly used kinds of the microscope in applied research and biological field include:

  • The carbon dioxide/oxygen scanning microscope (CDM).
  • Optical time-domain reflectometer (OTDR).
  • Single scanning electron microscope (SED).
  • The infrared light source microscope (LEDM).

These kinds of instruments also have additional accessories like cabinets and cases, to store the specimen and other tools. Examples of frequently used microscopes are the Ralide and Keck telescopes.


Clocks are one of the most widely used and versatile InstrumentChoice scientific instruments. They are instrumental in measuring the time and the speed of anything. They can be used in various scientific processes including biological diagnosis, surveying the earth’s surface, and in engineering. There are multiple kinds of chronometers, like aviation chronometer, marine chronometer, and global chronometer. The most common types of chronometers are digital – which shows the time in numbers instead of displaying seconds and milliseconds, and analog – which displays seconds and milliseconds and gives the reading in percentage values. A wide range of chronometers like global positioning system (GPS), marine chronometer, global time clock, and aviation chronometer are available.